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" A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then... "
The Life of John Locke - Page 269
by Henry Richard Fox Bourne - 1876 - 506 pages
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The Table Talker: Or, Brief Essays on Society and Literature, Volume 2

Johnstone - Table-talk - 1840
...stand ; A man so various that he seem'd to be Not one but all mankind's epitome" : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was everything by starts, and...long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...: A man so various, that he seem'd to be .V '! one, but all mankind's epitome : Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was everything by starts, and...long ; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Madame de Sévigné and her contemporaries

1841
...all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, He's everything by starts, and nothmg long ; But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art, Nothing went unrewarded but desert ! BeggarM by fools,...
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volume 15

Literature - 1841
...seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was every thing by starts and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, ndler, statesman and buffoon. Thon all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten...
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A summer's day at Windsor and a visit to Eton

Edward Jesse - 1841 - 10 pages
...friendless, miserable, and despised : — " Stiff in opinions, always in the wronfr, Was ev'ry thing by starts, and nothing long : But in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon."— DRYDEN. The younger brother, Lord Francis, was killed...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...aeera'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon. Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ! Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides...
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Environs of London. Western division

John Fisher Murray - 1842
...Not one, but all mankind's epitome; Stiff in opinion, always in the wrong, Was everything by fits, and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon, Was poet, statesman, fiddler, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides a...
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A Philosophical and Practical Treatise on the Will: Forming the Third Volume ...

Will - 1843 - 411 pages
...Buckingham, who figured so conspicuously in the reign of Charles II., and who, in the language of Dryden, " Was everything by starts, and nothing long ; But,...moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon." Some of the prominent leaders in the French Revolution, that remarkable period of political tempest,...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - ENGLISH POETRY (SELECTIONS: EXTRACTS, ETC.) - 1845 - 255 pages
...but three), is to be found in his immortal character of the Duke of Buckingham:— Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, Was everything by starts, and...long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

1845
...Buckingham:— A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong, » Was everything by starts,...long; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides...
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